Reporting obligation for: Bathing Water Directive 76/160/EEC Report

Title Bathing Water Directive 76/160/EEC Report
Description EC Water Reporting Obligation under Standardised Reporting Directive
Reporting under this obligation is used for EEA Core set of indicators
Legislative instrument title Bathing Water Directive (consolidated)
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators
National reporting contacts Authorised WISE data providers for BWDs http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/library/bathing_directive/reporting_bathing_2011/list-bathing-water-directive-reporters_20120529
Reporting frequency  
Next report due From bathing season 2007 onwards, MS can choose to report either under Directive 76/160/EEC or Directive 2006/7/EC. Reporting under Directive 2006/7/EC becomes obligatory from the 2012 bathing season on. Visit http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/609
Date comments  
Report to European Commission, Directorate General Environment
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines Guidelines available through the Reportnet Data Dictionary [Valid since 16/10/2008]  
Extra information The letter of request is sent by EC, DG ENV and EEA to Nominated reporters under the Bathing Water Directive, Permanent Representations of EU Member States, Water Directors of EU Member States and Eionet National Focal Points every year with reference to templates to use, guidelines and other support files. The letter "WISE Bathing Water Directive data request 2011" is available at http://icm.eionet.europa.eu/announcements/ann13200...

Member States must provide in digital format specified files as defined in Data Dictionary "WISE - Bathing Water Quality Reporting under Directive 76/160/EEC" or questionnaire in Annex VIII of the Commission Decision 92/446/EEC amended by Decision 95/337/EC http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/consle...

There are two possibilities available to assist the Member States:
-prepared reporting templates via xls- or xml-schema according to the Data Dictionary at http://dd.eionet.europa.eu/dataset.jsp?ds_id=2943
-specific software BWATER data input tool via txt-schema according to the "Guidance on reporting for BWD-updated version of 2007" deriving from concerning questionnaire (accessible under 1st Workshop on reporting on new and old BWD 22/10/2007 at the Bathing Water Directive WFD CIRCA library http://circa.europa.eu/Public/irc/env/wfd/library?...

Additional information is available at:
-DG ENV website related to BWD http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-bathin...
-public EEA Circa interest group WISE Water Directives reporting, subfolder for the Bathing Water Directive further divided into reporting for individual bathing seasons and workshops on BWD reporting at http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/lib...
-public Bathing Water Directive WFD CIRCA library under workshops on BWD reporting at https://circabc.europa.eu/w/browse/c02b8470-af8a-4...
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for Bathing Water Directive - Status of bathing water
Type of information reported Data, Compliance, State of the environment, Text report